OUR LATEST VITRUM EBOOK,
miniVISTAS
LIGHT & LANDSCAPES BOOK 3

Beautiful miniature landscapes in soft, sculptural forms...
maximum impact with minimal effort!

miniVISTAS, the third eBook in our Light & Landscape series, explores new techniques for creating miniature landscape vistas with a decidedly sculptural aspect.  Soft, pillowed lenses of clear glass are used to magnify and accentuate these miniature landscapes in a unique, intriguing way...and the kiln does MOST of the work - you have ALL of the fun!

The 7 projects in this book are ideal for smaller kilns, but the techniques can also be successfully translated to a larger scale.  All the landscapes use sheet glass, glass powders, and simple hand tools.  These pieces are suitable for all levels of experience, and  require very little coldworking and minimal glass cutting skills.

As with all our Vitrum  Studio eBooks, we provide thorough and detailed step-by-step directions, photos, diagrams and materials lists for each project.

MiniVISTAS, Light & Landscape Book 3 contains over 110 pages of comprehensive materials lists and instructions, over 295 photos and diagrams, and complete firing schedules in both Fahrenheit and Celsius for all the projects.




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We organized this book much like our classes - starting with a simple project focused on the fundamentals of the technique, then demonstrating 21 different project tiles that illustrate how this process is impacted by the special properties of glass -- flow, transparency and opacity -- culminating in 4 unique projects of increasing complexity that build on what you have learned. We take you step-by-step through each process, with clear directions and illustrations.

With over 90 pages of clear instructions and over 170 photos and diagrams, we've tried hard to ensure that the book is suitable for all levels of experience. We think it will help the beginner to grow and will challenge the more experienced glass artist.

A companion to our first eBOOK in the StripCut series, picks up where Book 1 left off.  It builds on the techniques taught there, showing how you can combine them with other layout strategies to create even more interesting and unique projects.

  • Over 200 images and diagrams, and more than 120 pages of step-by-step instructions...
  • 7 Lab Note projects that illustrate the impact color choices have on your composition...
  • Petits Projets, 7 of them! Big ideas in little packages...
  • Three unique and more complex Grands Projets! Amazing to look at but easy to do once you know the techniques and tricks.

You will learn how to make spectacular, undulating patterns from simple strips of glass in this NEW Vitrum Studio eBook.  We show you HOW the beautiful,  intriguing designs are made, and WHY the flowing patterns emerge from ordinary straight glass strips.

7 beautiful and dramatic StripCut projects are illustrated with step-by-step directions, photos, and diagrams that teach you how to break down visually complex patterns into easily understood  steps.

Suitable for all levels of experience, Spanning the Space contains 115 pages of comprehensive instructions, over 235 photos and diagrams, and complete firing schedules  in both Fahrenheit and Celsius for all the samples and  projects.


In this first eBook on creating light and landscapes,  we detail three very different landscape scenes, each presenting a different challenge
. We detail their design and construction process step-by-step,  and explain the techniques we adapted to meet all of  those challenges.

For all three, we also include samples of other pieces created in the same manner, but with small changes to the images and palettes.

Display and framing methods are included in the over  80 pages of clear, step-by-step instructions and more than 170 photos and diagrams. 

You can refer back to the step-by-step instructions, photos, diagrams and firing schedules any time you want.  It's something our students have long asked for.

This Vitrum eBook , the second in our Finding: Place: Light & Landscape series,  introduces you to new methods of creating glass landscapes  with realistic imagery and amazing details, and shows you easy methods for adding highlights and shadows .

 With detailed step-by-step directions, photos, and diagrams, we show you  the processes  for making water samples, various color palettes, and easily-adaptable landscape projects , each using new and exciting  techniques  that are simple but very effective.

Suitable for all levels of experience, Light & Landscape Book 2 contains 105 pages of comprehensive instructions, over 250 photos and  diagrams, and complete firing schedules  for all the projects.

In Optic Topics: Harmonics we introduce exciting techniques to physically distort ordinary linear patterns of stringers into repeatable and intentional sinuous shapes, similar in appearance to graphs of harmonic waves, hence our title!

At first glance these incredible patterns appear complex, but our carefully considered step-by-step directions, photos, and diagrams will guide you through 12 exciting projects.   Not only is this technique fun to do, but the process is also easily adaptable and very scalable, making it possible to incorporate the process into future fusing projects.  We’ve eliminated much of the guess work but none of the possibilities.

Suitable for all levels of experience, Optic Topics: Harmonics, Book 1 contains 119 pages of comprehensive instructions, over 237 photos and diagrams, and complete firing schedules in both Fahrenheit and Celsius for all the samples and projects.


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